Use Quizziz to create fun, multiplayer quizzes using Android or iOS devices. You can create your own quizzes or search their database of pre-made formative assessments to guide you in your assessment of your students. They can complete the assignment in real time at school or on their own time at home. The students can work at their own pace, even with the in-class option. The resulting data will provide you with information on each students' level of mastery for you to use to drive instruction. The best part is that it is completely free!
Exit Tickets and Post-It Notes
Formative is a multi-faceted tool that can make formative assessments based off of a previously-created resource (i.e. document, PDF, etc.) or right inside the system. You can tag them to the standards, and view your students' results in real time.
In this issue: It is time to have fun with formative assessments! Take a look at five ways to make quick, easy, and useful formative assessments that yield actionable data. (Part 1)
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Answer Garden: This tool is very easy-to-use where you create a question, which you can then embed into a site or other location. Your students can then submit a word or phrase to answer that question. Answer Garden then generates a word cloud of responses.
Post-It App: After having your students write their thoughts on a Post-It Note, have them stick them on a flat surface, and using the Post-It Note app, scan the notes and record them for future reference.
Padlet: Students can submit their thoughts on a Padlet, which works much like a digital bulletin board. Use it as an exit ticket, a place for students to sort ideas (like in a KWL), or even to submit assignments.
Multiple Assessment Options
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Plickers: These "picture clickers" involve a set of specially-designed QR codes and one Android or iOS phone or tablet. The students hold onto the QR code cards and turn them to answer A, B, C, or D in response to questions you show on your projector screen. Next, take your device, open the Plickers app, and scan the room. Instantly receive results on the screen of your device! Watch the video below for more information.
56 Formative Assessment Ideas: This collection of non-digital and digital formative assessment ideas may work to help you when you are looking to add some variety to the way in which you collect formative data.
Mentimeter: This interactive presentation tool provides you with the opportunity to embed response opportunities into your presentation slideshow, via a word cloud, a quiz, a poll, and even a game format. This tool is built for use with classrooms and corporations alike and so it offers a sleek, modern look and layout.
Quizlet: Create review and formative assessment quizzes, games, flashcards, and real time experiences (via Quizlet Live!).